Horace Dediu on Intel and the decline of PC sales.
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Kontra responds to Facebook To Reveal “Home On Android” Sources Say Is A Modified OS On HTC At 4/4 Event story:
"A phone using Google AND Facebook technology? A privacy dream come true!"— Kontra (@counternotions) March 29, 2013
Google supposedly built the “OPEN” Android ecosystem to counter iOS’ rise and now they’ve given rise to a monster that threatens to bite the hand that is feeding it. Do i feel sorry for Google? Hell, No.
P.S. Some of Google’s apps on iOS are massively popular and they are prolific revenue generators for the company. Isn’t that a bit ironic?
Jon Brodkin of Ars Technica on Why Google arm-twisted Acer:
In a statement sent to Ars tonight, Google said that Acer signed away its rights to make Android-like phones not blessed by Google when it joined the Open Handset Alliance, a consortium designed to promote Android and create “greater openness in the mobile ecosystem.”
And MG Siegler Calls spade a spade:
Man, the Open Handset Alliance is so open. Minus the open part.— MG Siegler (@parislemon) September 15, 2012
I’m fine with Google/Acer stuff. It fully exposes the “open” garbage. Now we can all see the bullshit dripping from their mouths.
— MG Siegler (@parislemon) September 15, 2012
Google is giving a whole new meaning to the word “Open”.
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